Police Blotter: Woman Has $3,800 In Items Stolen From Car While Parked At Gunbarrel Road Walmart

Friday, January 11, 2013

A woman told police someone broke into her car while parked at the Walmart on Gunbarrel Road and stole $3,800 worth of items.

She said she found a passenger window broken on her 2012 Chevy Impala.

Taken were her laptop computer, IPhone, Cricket wireless connect, hair extensions and four CDs.

The window damage was $2,300.

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On Grays Drive, Patricia Ware found the front door kicked in.

Stolen were a 52" flatscreen TV worth $1,000.

The damage to the door will cost $500 to repair.

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Jim Dorris of Belvoir Avenue said he got a call from someone claiming to be his grandson saying he had been arrested in Atlanta.

The "grandson" put his "attorney" on the line as well.

Mr. Dorris used Western Union to wire the money, then he became suspicious.

He called his grandson, who said he was not in jail and not in Atlanta.

A call to Western Union confirmed that the money had already been picked up and was long gone.

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Police were summoned to a gas station on Shallowford Road after the clerk said a heavy-set black male got angry over 20 cents worth of gas.

A customer saw the man loading a gun.

By the time officers arrived, the man had driven off in his white Lexus.

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Officers also had couple's counseling duty on Booth Road.

The woman of the house said her boyfriend came home after work and found her in bed. She said he ripped off the covers and demanded to know why she had not fixed dinner.

The man acknowledged he was upset, saying he was the only one working and the least she could do was prepare his meal.

The couple agreed to sleep that night in separate bedrooms.


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